The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
London / Croydon
Rank 1 1 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 69 119 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 39.43% 42.20% 13.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 82.14% 83.22% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 98 10
Median daily rate £469 £472 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.66% +2.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £320 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -12.79% +19.44%  

Security Cleared is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon.

Academic & Professional Certification
Croydon
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 84 143 38
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 48.00% 50.71% 31.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 121 26
Median daily rate £468 £485 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.60% +38.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £323 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £603 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +186.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Croydon

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Security Cleared in Croydon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Croydon

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Croydon over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Croydon

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared in Croydon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Croydon

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 171 (88.60%) SC Cleared
2 76 (39.38%) DevOps
3 66 (34.20%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (31.09%) Docker
5 56 (29.02%) Linux
6 52 (26.94%) Puppet
7 49 (25.39%) VMware
8 48 (24.87%) Kubernetes
9 46 (23.83%) Firewall
9 46 (23.83%) Oracle
10 43 (22.28%) Continuous Integration
10 43 (22.28%) Terraform
11 41 (21.24%) Amazon AWS
12 40 (20.73%) JIRA
13 39 (20.21%) Jenkins
14 38 (19.69%) Scrum
15 36 (18.65%) PostgreSQL
16 35 (18.13%) DV Cleared
16 35 (18.13%) Ansible
16 35 (18.13%) Oracle Database
17 34 (17.62%) Hadoop
18 33 (17.10%) ZABBIX
18 33 (17.10%) VPN
19 31 (16.06%) DNS
20 29 (15.03%) Cisco
20 29 (15.03%) Unix
21 28 (14.51%) CentOS
21 28 (14.51%) Confluence
21 28 (14.51%) Continuous Delivery
22 27 (13.99%) Service Management

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (14.51%) Confluence
2 22 (11.40%) Apache
3 13 (6.74%) nginx
4 12 (6.22%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (3.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (3.11%) MS Exchange
7 5 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.04%) CMS
8 2 (1.04%) MS Project Server
8 2 (1.04%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.52%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.52%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.52%) Jetty
9 1 (0.52%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 1 (0.52%) WildFly
Applications
1 10 (5.18%) HipChat
2 6 (3.11%) MS Project
3 1 (0.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.63%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.07%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.04%) CA PPM
3 2 (1.04%) Primavera
4 1 (0.52%) Aligne
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 41 (21.24%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.22%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (4.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (3.11%) PaaS
5 5 (2.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (2.59%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.59%) Amazon S3
5 5 (2.59%) AWS CloudTrail
5 5 (2.59%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (2.59%) Route 53
5 5 (2.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (1.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 46 (23.83%) Firewall
2 33 (17.10%) VPN
3 31 (16.06%) DNS
4 22 (11.40%) WAN
5 17 (8.81%) LAN
6 15 (7.77%) LDAP
7 13 (6.74%) TCP/IP
8 11 (5.70%) Reverse Proxy
9 10 (5.18%) OpenLDAP
9 10 (5.18%) OpenVPN
9 10 (5.18%) SNMP
9 10 (5.18%) SSH
9 10 (5.18%) Wireless
10 9 (4.66%) MPLS
10 9 (4.66%) SSL
11 8 (4.15%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (3.63%) IPsec
13 6 (3.11%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (3.11%) Intrusion Detection
14 5 (2.59%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (18.65%) PostgreSQL
2 35 (18.13%) Oracle Database
3 34 (17.62%) Hadoop
4 21 (10.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 14 (7.25%) Big Data
6 10 (5.18%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.55%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.04%) MySQL
9 1 (0.52%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.52%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 40 (20.73%) JIRA
2 39 (20.21%) Jenkins
3 21 (10.88%) Git (software)
4 20 (10.36%) Bitbucket
5 13 (6.74%) Sonatype Nexus
6 12 (6.22%) Maven
7 10 (5.18%) Ant
7 10 (5.18%) JIRA Agile
7 10 (5.18%) JUnit
7 10 (5.18%) Liquibase
7 10 (5.18%) SonarQube
8 3 (1.55%) Gradle
8 3 (1.55%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.04%) Subversion
10 1 (0.52%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.52%) GitLab
10 1 (0.52%) JMeter
10 1 (0.52%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.52%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.52%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (5.18%) Finance
2 1 (0.52%) Electronics
2 1 (0.52%) Law
2 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.52%) Marketing
2 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
2 1 (0.52%) Publishing
2 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (15.54%) Consultant
2 28 (14.51%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (11.40%) Architect
4 18 (9.33%) Developer
5 15 (7.77%) DevOps Consultant
6 11 (5.70%) AWS DevOps
6 11 (5.70%) Network Engineer
7 9 (4.66%) Administrator
7 9 (4.66%) Cloud Architect
7 9 (4.66%) DBA
7 9 (4.66%) Oracle DBA
7 9 (4.66%) SC Cleared DBA
8 8 (4.15%) AWS Consultant
8 8 (4.15%) Big Data Engineer
8 8 (4.15%) Data Engineer
8 8 (4.15%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (3.63%) Analyst
9 7 (3.63%) Linux Administrator
9 7 (3.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 7 (3.63%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.92%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 21 (10.88%) Elastic Stack
3 16 (8.29%) Web Services
4 13 (6.74%) Software Packaging
5 10 (5.18%) 802.1X
5 10 (5.18%) MCollective
6 8 (4.15%) RESTful
7 6 (3.11%) Oracle Fusion
7 6 (3.11%) REST
8 5 (2.59%) Spring
9 4 (2.07%) jBPM
9 4 (2.07%) Play Framework
10 3 (1.55%) Hibernate
10 3 (1.55%) Oracle Streams
10 3 (1.55%) Spring Boot
10 3 (1.55%) Spring MVC
11 2 (1.04%) Akka
11 2 (1.04%) Kafka
11 2 (1.04%) React
11 2 (1.04%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.70%) PKI
2 10 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.15%) Replication
4 7 (3.63%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.63%) Virtual Team
5 5 (2.59%) Clustering
5 5 (2.59%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.07%) Spread Betting
7 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.04%) User Experience
8 1 (0.52%) Animation
8 1 (0.52%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.52%) CMDB
8 1 (0.52%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.52%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.52%) PDA
8 1 (0.52%) SCORM
8 1 (0.52%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 56 (29.02%) Linux
2 29 (15.03%) Unix
3 28 (14.51%) CentOS
4 18 (9.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (9.33%) Windows
5 14 (7.25%) Windows Server
6 13 (6.74%) CoreOS
7 9 (4.66%) Ubuntu
8 7 (3.63%) RancherOS
8 7 (3.63%) VyOS
9 5 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (39.38%) DevOps
2 66 (34.20%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (22.28%) Continuous Integration
4 38 (19.69%) Scrum
5 28 (14.51%) Continuous Delivery
6 27 (13.99%) Service Management
7 25 (12.95%) Configuration Management
8 18 (9.33%) ITIL
9 17 (8.81%) Project Management
9 17 (8.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (7.77%) Migration
11 13 (6.74%) Identity Access Management
11 13 (6.74%) User Stories
12 12 (6.22%) Server Building
13 11 (5.70%) Load Balancing
13 11 (5.70%) Security Operations
13 11 (5.70%) Workflow
14 10 (5.18%) Data Migration
14 10 (5.18%) Identity Management
15 9 (4.66%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.36%) Java
2 19 (9.84%) Bash Shell
3 13 (6.74%) Go
4 10 (5.18%) C
4 10 (5.18%) Shell Script
5 8 (4.15%) Ruby
5 8 (4.15%) SQL
6 7 (3.63%) Scala
7 5 (2.59%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.59%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.59%) Python
8 4 (2.07%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.52%) ES6
9 1 (0.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 171 (88.60%) SC Cleared
2 35 (18.13%) DV Cleared
3 13 (6.74%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (5.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (5.18%) CCIE
6 9 (4.66%) BC Cleared
6 9 (4.66%) CTC Cleared
7 7 (3.63%) CCNP
7 7 (3.63%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.59%) CCNA
8 5 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (2.07%) MCITP
9 4 (2.07%) MCP
9 4 (2.07%) MCSE
10 3 (1.55%) CLAS
11 2 (1.04%) Degree
11 2 (1.04%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.52%) CISSP
12 1 (0.52%) MCSA
12 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.63%) QA
2 6 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.11%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.59%) Data Quality
4 4 (2.07%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.52%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.52%) PMO
5 1 (0.52%) RMADS
System Software
1 60 (31.09%) Docker
2 25 (12.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (11.40%) vCloud
4 12 (6.22%) Squid
5 10 (5.18%) HDFS
5 10 (5.18%) Postfix
6 9 (4.66%) Corosync
6 9 (4.66%) KVM
7 8 (4.15%) VMware ESX
8 6 (3.11%) Active Directory
8 6 (3.11%) vSphere
9 5 (2.59%) Terminal Services
10 4 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 52 (26.94%) Puppet
2 48 (24.87%) Kubernetes
3 43 (22.28%) Terraform
4 35 (18.13%) Ansible
5 33 (17.10%) ZABBIX
6 23 (11.92%) yum
7 17 (8.81%) Consul
7 17 (8.81%) Packer
8 14 (7.25%) Rancher
9 13 (6.74%) Sysdig
10 12 (6.22%) rkt
11 11 (5.70%) Kibana
11 11 (5.70%) logstash
12 10 (5.18%) Data Guard
12 10 (5.18%) Docker Swarm
12 10 (5.18%) Rsyslog
13 9 (4.66%) Pacemaker
14 8 (4.15%) HAProxy
15 7 (3.63%) FortiGate
16 6 (3.11%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 49 (25.39%) VMware
2 46 (23.83%) Oracle
3 29 (15.03%) Cisco
4 17 (8.81%) AppDynamics
4 17 (8.81%) Atlassian
5 13 (6.74%) Microsoft
6 12 (6.22%) CA
7 11 (5.70%) Red Hat
8 10 (5.18%) Sonatype
9 9 (4.66%) AlienVault
10 8 (4.15%) CheckPoint
10 8 (4.15%) Hortonworks
10 8 (4.15%) Juniper
11 7 (3.63%) Palo Alto
11 7 (3.63%) Vyatta
12 4 (2.07%) ServiceNow
12 4 (2.07%) SolarWinds
13 3 (1.55%) F5
13 3 (1.55%) Sybase
14 2 (1.04%) SAP